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New Zealand Alpine Team: Peru Expedition 2016

It was two years in the making, and on May 27, the Expedition Climbers Club set off for Peru on one of the largest international mountaineering expedition to leave New Zealand in four decades. Based in the Cordillera Blanca mountain … Read More > The post New Zealand Alpine Team: Peru Expedition 2016 appeared first on Macpac Blog.
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